Haslingden, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Haslingden and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Haslingden Swimming Pool

Myself and my school mates from Helmshore Primary School spent hours of time at the baths in Haslingden, my friend Christopher Row was one in particular. I also would like to know if anyone knows a Carol Ashton or Lynn Ashton, OR June Peddie or Dave Peddie. We all went to primary school in Helmshore. I moved to America in May 1965. Peter Chadderton

Happy Days

My memories of growing up in Haslingden are happy. I loved where we lived on Lime Road. My dear friend lived on Hillside Road. What joy we had. We used to play in the valley or go to the local cinema. I still love the movies. I went to St Mary's junior school and then to St Aambrose (it's changed names so I've heard). I used to ...Read full memory

Easter Sunday

I remember St Mary's church as a child on Easter Sunday, my foster mum was a wonderful dressmaker and she always made myself and her two girls lovely dresses and matching cardigans. Life was so uncomplecated then. I'm hoping to go and visit Haslinden around September so that's one place I will be visiting again.